Walter Rasquin: Cyclones’ Bright Spot in 2017


Brooklyn infielder hits, runs his way to success.

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Brooklyn Baker’s Twinkie Recipe Included in Hostess’ 85th Anniversary Cookbook


By Jerry Del Priore When baker Lorraine Caton heard that Hostess was sponsoring a contest for Twinkie recipes for its official 85th Anniversary Cookbook, she decided to throw her hat into the proverbial mix. Caton never thought she had a chance. Two months ago, however, the Mill Basin resident learned Hostess had chosen her Apple … Continue reading Brooklyn Baker’s Twinkie Recipe Included in Hostess’ 85th Anniversary Cookbook

The Phil Taitt Show to Hold Second Annual Dream, Reach, Inspire 2017 Event at St. Francis College


By Jerry Del Priore On Saturday April 29th, The Phil Taitt Show, in conjunction with Unity In The Community, and produced by ForSmiles Inc., will present the second annual Dream, Reach, Inspire event at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights. The show will feature a star-studded lineup of honorees, including founding member of pop group … Continue reading The Phil Taitt Show to Hold Second Annual Dream, Reach, Inspire 2017 Event at St. Francis College

Brooklyn Dance Team, Strut N Strive Kingdom Dance, Swags Its Way to Success


By Jerry Del Priore A few years ago, sisters Sadia and Cienna Cambridge dreamed of what seemed like the impossible to most people in their Glenwood housing complex community located in Canarsie, Brooklyn: Start a dance program for New York City children. Strut N Strive Kingdom Dance team (formerly known as Couture Girls), an all-volunteer … Continue reading Brooklyn Dance Team, Strut N Strive Kingdom Dance, Swags Its Way to Success

Sunset Park, Brooklyn Boxer Julian Sosa Continues Torrid Fighting Pace With Win On Coney Island


Professional boxer Julian Sosa is busier than your average 20-year-old. Sosa, a welterweight from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, has fought seven times since turning professional approximately a year and a half ago, including his impressive, unanimous six-round decision over Rene Marquez (5-2, KOs) Sunday at the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island. Though training and fighting don't … Continue reading Sunset Park, Brooklyn Boxer Julian Sosa Continues Torrid Fighting Pace With Win On Coney Island

Undersized Ex-Football Chief Shawn Cabbell Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong At College


By Jerry Del Priore At a modest five-foot-seven and 167 pounds, many people had their doubts if Shawn Cabbell could make a college gridiron squad due to his lack of size. But they failed to measure the one intangible that mattered most: Cabbell’s intense desire to play the game he loves at the next height. … Continue reading Undersized Ex-Football Chief Shawn Cabbell Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong At College

Ex-Canarsie Football Player Darius Lancaster Eyes College Success On And Off The Field


By Jerry Del Priore Darius Lancaster started playing organized football with the Mill Basin Mariners at the age of 13. It’s late for anyone who realistically aspires to put the pads on at the collegiate level. He chose other sports, such as basketball and baseball, over the gridiron. Though Lancaster was behind football-wise to other … Continue reading Ex-Canarsie Football Player Darius Lancaster Eyes College Success On And Off The Field